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The Anton, Hampshire

Historical Description

Anton, The, a river of Hants. It rises among the chalk hills in the neighbourhood of Penton-Mewsey; runs 7 miles south-eastward, past Andover, to a junction with the Test in the vicinity of Whetwell; and goes thence 17 miles southward, past Stockbridge and Romsey, to the head of Southampton Water. See AMDOVEK.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.